5 Proven Techniques to Nail Your Next Phone Interview

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The phone might seem old-fashioned. But, the phone is still used today for important business like conducting job interviews and phone-screen calls. A telephone interview is a common way for a company to get a high-level feel for candidates who applied for an open position before inviting them in for an in-person interview. These “phone-screen” …

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5 Ways To Get Noticed When Applying For a Job

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Do you keep getting passed over when applying for a new job? There are many reasons why this can happen. First, most corporate job openings get a lot of resumes. According to Glassdoor, each job opening sees about 250 applicants. Of those, employers call five or six candidates in for an interview. Second, consider the length …

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Find Your Dream Job: 50 Fun Jobs That Pay Well

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If you’re looking for a fun job that pays well, look no further. This list has 50 options for you to consider from various fields. Whether you’re interested in fashion, food, or something else entirely, there’s sure to be something on this list for you. And who knows, maybe one of these jobs will be …

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I Forgot to Attach My Resume! 5 Easy Ways to Fix This Common Mistake

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You’ve re-read the job posting and job description a dozen times. You’ve noted the keywords and the top qualifications the employer is looking for in the role. You’ve spent hours revising your resume and crafting the perfect cover letter. You’ve even looked up what to write in your email and the best subject line to …

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These 4 Resume Mistakes Are Killing Your Chances of Getting the Job

Over the course of my career, I’ve read through hundreds of resumes. Maybe thousands. Too many candidates still make the same mistakes over and over, and it’s killing their chances of getting the job. These mistakes stick out to hiring managers like a sore thumb. Chances are your resume has at least one of these …

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4 Steps to Rock Your Next Behavioral Job Interview

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You saw a job posting, sent in your resume or filled out their application, and waited. Then came the news, you were picked – and they want to have you come in for an interview – a behavioral interview. Getting yourself mentally ready for a behavioral interview can be overwhelming. If you don’t know what …

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Resume Checking Software Is on the Rise – Here Is How to Beat the Bots

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As the world returns to work, crafting the perfect resume has never been more important. However, staying ahead of the curve could help you stand out and defeat the bots that are more likely than not going to be reading your resume. An influx of new websites offering AI-supported resume checking software might become a …

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The Best Way To Make A Resume: A Step By Step Guide

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When it comes to job hunting, your resume is your most powerful tool. It is your first impression with potential employers and will determine whether or not you get a job interview. Preparing a good resume gives you a definite advantage over applicants who have not. That’s why it’s so important to have a well-written …

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8 Resume Power Words That Boost Your Chances of Getting Hired

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Most people’s resumes are boring. I spent 14-years hiring and firing staff within the information technology sector. Over those years, I’ve read thousands of resumes. I threw most of them away within 10 seconds. They were dull and repetitive and most of them put me to sleep. The resumes I kept were impressive. They were tailored …

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